Eddie Stephens

Eddie Stephens

Eddie Stephens, born Miami, Florida, October 7, 1971, is a third generation Floridian. Mr. Stephens was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1997 and is Board Certified in Family and Marital Law. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the area of Family Law.  Mr. Stephens may be contacted at (561) 842-3000.

After starting his career as an attorney for the Palm Beach County Property Appraiser’s Office, Stephens has developed a successful family law practice focused on highly disputed divorces. Through hundreds of hearings and dozens of trials, Stephens has honed his practice by making straightforward arguments that bring opposing sides closer together in order to find a successful resolution. Most importantly to Stephens, he litigates in a manner that minimizes the impact of divorce on children.

Eddie Stephens is a trained Collaborative Lawyer.

Education:

  • University of Miami (B.B.A., 1994)
  • Stetson University (J.D., 1997)
    • Chief Justice, Honor Court

Memberships/Affiliations:

  • Leadership Palm Beach County, Class of 2015, Board of Governors (2015 – present)
  • The Florida Bar, Board Certified Marital & Family Lawyer
  • South Palm Beach County Collaborative Practice Group
  • Family Law Certification Committee (2006 – 2010, vice chair 2008-2009, chair 2009-2010)
  • CLE Committee (2004 – present, vice chair 2006-2008, co-chair, 2009)
  • Publications Committee (2009 – present, editor 2010 – present)
  • Trustee Emertitus, Leadership Foundation of Delta Sigma Pi
  • Delta Sigma Pi, professional business fraternity
  • Phi Alpha Delta, professional legal fraternity
  • Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Volunteer
  • Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League, Volunteer
  • Kiwanis Club of Flagler Sunrise
    • Past Distinguished President
    • Hixson Recipient
    • Board Member for 5 years
    • Seven Years Perfect Attendance

Lectures:

  • National Keynote Speaker – August 16, 2017 – Delta Sigma Pi’s Grand Chapter Congress –  New Orleans, LA
  • Social Media Issues in Divorce – April 14, 2017  (Live – PB Bar – Advanced)
  • Risk Management: What you need to know as a National Volunteer – February 17, 2017 – Delta Sigma Pi’s Southern LEAD Provincial Conference
  • Case Law Update  – November 10, 2016 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Living an Extraordinary Life – September 9, 2016 –  Atlanta Alumni Chapter Professional Event
  • Case Law Update  – November, 2015 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Become Your Own Hero – August 12, 2015 Delta Sigma Pi Grand Chapter Congress (Chicago, Il)
  • Become your Own Hero – United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches (West Palm Beach, FL)
  • Case Law Update – October 2014 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update – October 2013 (Telephonic – Florida Bar -Intermediate)
  • Top 10 Family Law Cases of the Year – April 2013 (Palm Beach Bench / Bar Conference)
  • Become Your Own Hero, The Ordinary Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life – March 2013 (Raleigh, North Carolina)
  • All Kinds of Temporary Relief – January 2013 (Board Certification Seminar – Advanced)
  • Case Law Update – November, 2012 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Statues, Rules and Important Cases – October 2012 (Palm Beach County Bar – Beginner
  • Become Your Own Hero, The Ordinary Secret to Living an Extraordinary Life – July 2012 (San Diego, California)
  • Prenuptial Agreements – July 2012 (Webinar – Lawline – Intermediate
  • Family Law Case Update – March 2012 (Palm Beach Bench / Bar Conference)
  • Case Law Update – November, 2011 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate
  • Case Law Update – July 2011 (Webinar – Lawline – Intermediate
  • Family Law Case Update – March 2011 (Palm Beach Bench / Bar Conference)
  • Recent Family Law Cases (Webinar – Lawline – Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update – November, 2010 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Attorneys’ Fees, Enforcement & Charging Liens – December, 2009 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Case Law Update – October, 2009 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Intermediate)
  • Co-Chair – View from the Bench – May, 2008 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Advanced)
  • Case Law Update – May, 2008 (West Palm Beach – Palm Beach County Bar)
  • Co-Chair – View from the Bench – May, 2008 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Advanced)
  • Case Law Update – May, 2008 (West Palm Beach – Palm Beach County Bar)
  • Personal & Professional Risk Management – March 8, 2008 (San Diego, CA)
  • DROPS COLA’s and Deferred Retirement – February 29, 2008 (West Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach Bar – Intermediate)
  • Valuation of Real Property in Rapidly Changing Market – April 16, 2007 (Tampa, FL – Florida Bar – Advanced)
  • Valuation of Real Property in Rapidly Changing Market – April 15, 2007 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Florida Bar – Advanced)
  • Evidentiary Issues in Relocation Cases – March, 2007 (West Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach Bar – Intermediate)
  • Ethical Issues in Family Law – January 2007 (West Palm Beach, FL – FAWLS/Legal Aid – Beginner)
  • Host of Ethics – View from the Bench – August, 2006 (Telephonic – Florida Bar – Advanced)
  • Enabling Others to Lead – October 2006 (Louisville, KY)
  • Fish Out of the Water – Ethical Issues in Family Law – March, 2006 (West Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach Bar – Beginner)
  • Personal and Professional Risk Management – June, 2006 (Atlanta, GA)
 
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